Jack V. Timelines of religion. Humphreys rejects Jaubert's conclusion by demonstrating that the Qumran solar reckoning would always place Jesus' Last Supper after the Jewish Passover, in contradiction to all four gospels. The priest Zechariah was a member of the Abijah division, on duty that eventful day recorded in the Gospel of St. Pilate's courtJosephus on Jesusand Tacitus on Christ.
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Dating the Birth of Jesus
Yet, the drivel from these other posters is allowed. The earliest Fathers of the Church came from a Jewish tradition, and even if they didn't write about Jesus' birth date, they had an oral tradition of Jesus birth, which is the information second century Church Fathers like St. The exact year of the marriage of Herod Antipas and Herodias is subject to debate among scholars. If John's birth occurred on June 24 thaccording to the Church's liturgical calendar, then his conception would have been nine months earlier in September, near the time of the observance of the Feast of Tabernacles Sukkot and just after Yom Kippur, the Feast of Atonement. Matt During the year 2 BC, the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus must have caused a spectacular stellar display. No matter how important an annual feast, or even the Sabbath servce, it could not take precedence over the Tamid sacrifice that had to be offered twice daily so long as the Sinai Covenant between God and Israel endured repeated fifteen times in Numbers